The Prince & The Art Of War: Two Classic Works Of Strategy, Tactics And Politics By One Of The Foremost Proponents
  • The Prince & The Art Of War: Two Classic Works Of Strategy, Tactics And Politics By One Of The Foremost Proponents
  • The Prince & The Art Of War: Two Classic Works Of Strategy, Tactics And Politics By One Of The Foremost Proponents
  • The Prince & The Art Of War: Two Classic Works Of Strategy, Tactics And Politics By One Of The Foremost Proponents
ISBN: 160459361X
EAN13: 9781604593617
Language: English
Pages: 240
Dimensions: 0.3" H x 8.8" L x 6" W
Weight: 0.7 lbs.
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Niccol Machiavelli's The Art of War is essential reading for any student of military history, strategy, or theory. The Art of War was written in socratic dialogue. It's purpose is To honor and reward virt , not to have contempt for poverty, to esteem the modes and orders of military discipline, to constrain citizens to love one another, to live without factions, to esteem less the private than the public good. To these ends, Machiavelli notes in his preface, the military is like the roof of a palazzo protecting the contents. The Art of War was first published in 1521 and was the only historical or political work printed during Machiavelli's lifetime. Niccol Machiavelli's The Prince is a political treatise sometimes claimed to be one of the first works of modern philosophy, especially modern political philosophy, in which the effective truth is taken to be more important than any abstract ideal. It was also in direct conflict with the dominant Catholic and scholastic doctrines of the time concerning how to consider politics and ethics. The descriptions within The Prince have the general theme of accepting that ends of princes, glory, and survival, can justify the use of immoral means to achieve those ends. Niccol di Bernardo dei was an Italian philosopher, humanist, and writer based in Florence Read More chevron_right

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